Walt before Mickey

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  The Walt Disney Company has made one of the biggest impacts on cinema history since the beginnings of the silver screen, captivating audiences across the globe and retaining an unparalleled level of success until the present day. Way before Pixar burst onto the scene with its computer aided sensations in the mid-90s, Disney provided […]

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  The Disney studios kept themselves busy during the 1950s and 60s, churning out an average of five productions per year, which included such treasured greats as Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty and One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Live action releases also proved popular, with 1964’s Mary Poppins amongst one of the studio’s most profitable features […]

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  Backed by Steve Jobs and powered by a team of innovative individuals, Pixar achieved plenty of praise for its initial projects, including an Oscar for the short, Tin Toy. Despite its critical approval, the studio struggled financially and teetered on the brink of bankruptcy until Disney swooped in and made them a deal. They […]

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  Bambi (1942) Whilst lacking the grandeur of Snow White, Bambi remains a timeless classic adored for its simplicity, boasting stunning animation, endearing characters, a wonderful score and the harrowing gunshot scene that every child remembers. Beauty and the Beast (1991) This magical tale as old as time was the first ever animated film to […]

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    Mary Poppins (1964) This magical hybrid remains a true favourite amongst film lovers of all ages and is often considered Walt Disney’s greatest living triumph. The music, cast and visuals are all on point and its 13 Academy Award nominations were thoroughly deserved. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Beautifully and humorously blending live action […]

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  Having dominated the animation world for the best part of a century, Disney will surely remain the primary source of family entertainment for decades to come. With the excellent Zootopia having just won Best Animated Feature Film at the 2017 Oscars, the future looks bright for the movie giant. Fans certainly have plenty to […]

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